Opinion

Don’t Surrender Religious Liberty to Fascists

Don’t Surrender Religious Liberty to Fascists

on April 3, 2015, 7:57 AM / in Opinion

In a race to see who can cave the fastest, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson reneged on his promise to sign his state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), instead sending it back to state legislators with a request to “recall it and change the language.” Perhaps he was upset that Indiana Governor Mike Pence was getting all the attention for wimping […]

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Battle over Loretta Lynch Nomination Gets ‘Curiouser and Curiouser’

Battle over Loretta Lynch Nomination Gets ‘Curiouser and Curiouser’

on April 3, 2015, 7:50 AM / in Announcements, National News, Opinion

Three months ago, the lapdog media was convinced that the confirmation of Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch was a “slam dunk.”  Now, not so much. Lynch, as you may remember, has been characterized as “Eric Holder in a skirt.”  She committed, under oath, to continue to push Holder’s unconstitutional anti-gun executive amnesty.  She is in favor of a semi-auto ban, […]

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“Normalcy” Prevail at Shelby County Republican Convention?Perhaps.. Our Founding fathers didn’t fight and die for a party…neither should we

“Normalcy” Prevail at Shelby County Republican Convention?Perhaps.. Our Founding fathers didn’t fight and die for a party…neither should we

on April 3, 2015, 6:54 AM / in Opinion

The Memphis Flyer wrote an article about last Saturday’s Shelby County Republican Convention… Mary Wagner and “Normalcy” Prevail at Shelby County Republican Convention The outcome had to be painful for Weiner, who has certainly paid his party dues in sweat equity for several decades and who, ironically, may have achieved the apex of his influence a few years back when, […]

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WHY IS IT SO WRONG TO DO THE RIGHT THING IN GOVERNMENT TODAY?

WHY IS IT SO WRONG TO DO THE RIGHT THING IN GOVERNMENT TODAY?

on April 3, 2015, 6:38 AM / in Opinion

Hat Trick to EverythingHendersonville.com An Opinion By William Haupt III,   Author It Takes A Movement “Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing than to win and do the wrong thing.” (T. Blair) Alexis de Tocqueville observed, “I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion […]

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Self-enforcing Discrimination

Self-enforcing Discrimination

on April 2, 2015, 9:30 AM / in Opinion

Written by  Walter E. Williams Black politicians, civil rights organizations and others who say they are concerned with the welfare of poor black people often support harmful measures. One of the most effective tools for disadvantaged people is to be able to charge a lower price for what they sell and pay a higher price for what they buy. Let’s […]

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Not enough ‘hate groups’ to go around?

Not enough ‘hate groups’ to go around?

on April 2, 2015, 9:25 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Thomas Lifson  /  American Thinker While California battles a water shortage, the Southern Poverty Law Center, which raises millions of dollars a year purporting to fight a rising tide of “hate groups” apparently is running out of bogymen. The SPLC embarrassed itself earlier this year by placing Dr. Ben Carson on its “Extremist File” list, and then offering an […]

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Coach K Attacked for Saying Nothing! – Rush Limbaugh

Coach K Attacked for Saying Nothing! – Rush Limbaugh

on April 2, 2015, 9:20 AM / in National News, Opinion

TRANSCRIPT RUSH: In the past couple of days discussing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the ensuing controversy, which, do you know what the latest with that is? Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski, the coach of Duke basketball team, refused to comment on it. The NCAA’s demanded to pull out of there and the Final Four, whatever’s going on there, I […]

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The Sum of All Lies

The Sum of All Lies

on April 2, 2015, 9:12 AM / in Opinion

Terror Does Not Tolerate a Vacuum “There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it […]

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Indiana and the Constitution

Indiana and the Constitution

on April 2, 2015, 8:43 AM / in Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano The Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 2015 is constitutionally infirm and legally troublesome. The circuitous constitutional route that brought about this statute began in 1990 when the Supreme Court ruled that the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment may not be used as a defense to violating the general laws of the land. In […]

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21 Problems with the National Outcry About Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Law on One Map

21 Problems with the National Outcry About Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Law on One Map

on April 2, 2015, 8:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

Thanks to Bobbie Indiana’s controversial new bill signed into law is called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The bill guarantees individuals the right to conduct business without ‘substantially burdening their ability to exercise their religion.’ It has been roundly condemned around the nation. Seattle’s mayor went so far as to issue a travel ban to Indiana for city workers, […]

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Three Hundred Republicans Who Need to Be On The Record ASAP

Three Hundred Republicans Who Need to Be On The Record ASAP

on April 2, 2015, 7:16 AM / in National News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson  /  RedState.com Three Hundred Republicans asked the United States Supreme Court to impose gay marriage on the United States. They filed a brief in the Court asking for that to happen. The list reads like a who’s who of political consultants and pundits. Many of them are dear friends of mine. All of them essentially want the […]

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WHY TED CRUZ MUST BE DECLARED ELIGIBLE

WHY TED CRUZ MUST BE DECLARED ELIGIBLE

on April 2, 2015, 6:22 AM / in Opinion

Once again a constitutionally ineligible individual has declared his candidacy for president of these united States of America. Once again another battle rages that should have been addressed in 2008 when the criminal impostor in the White House, Barack Obama (Known aliases: Barry Soetoro, Barry Dunham, Barry Obama, Barack Dunham), who also lied on his Illinois Bar Application when he […]

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This goes into the “wish I’d written this” file…

This goes into the “wish I’d written this” file…

on April 2, 2015, 6:18 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Here’s a headline I’d like to (but will probably never) see:  Hot Air from Climate Activists Raising Temperatures Worldwide Seriously, the climate change illusionists won’t rest until those of us whose brains haven’t overheated and who are still capable of critical thought have been punished and we are all paying some sort of global carbon tax for the crime of […]

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The Two Shall Become One Flesh: Reclaiming Marriage

The Two Shall Become One Flesh: Reclaiming Marriage

on April 1, 2015, 6:46 AM / in Opinion

In the Gospel of St. Mark, the Lord Jesus teaches that “from the beginning of creation ‘God made them male and female.’” He then declares a great and beautiful truth inscribed in creation: “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. So they are […]

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You Don’t Need a Rainbow Sticker to Let People Know You’re Black

You Don’t Need a Rainbow Sticker to Let People Know You’re Black

on April 1, 2015, 6:36 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson  /  RedState.com To recap: Tim Cook (please, please click this link) and the left are happy to do business in countries that stone to death or otherwise jail gay people, but will not do business with Indiana, which merely passed a law insisting that the “free exercise” clause of the first amendment be on the same legal […]

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Stand Up for Indiana!

Stand Up for Indiana!

on April 1, 2015, 6:32 AM / in Opinion

In what has been called the “Catholic moment” in America, in the late 1940s and 1950s, Catholics were admonished from pulpits to “live the faith” and “set an example” for others. Public lives were to reflect moral beliefs. Christians were to avoid those “living in sin.” Christians who operated motels and hotels did not rent rooms to unmarried couples. Fast […]

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Be skeptical of government-owned broadband networks

Be skeptical of government-owned broadband networks

on March 31, 2015, 8:23 AM / in National News, Opinion

  By Jeff Wasden  /  The Denver Post Vastly expanding the reach of taxpayer-funded broadband networks, and overriding common-sense state technology laws — as President Obama recently proposed — is the perfect example of the old adage, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” Colorado businesses and taxpayers must turn a skeptical eye toward municipal or […]

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Net Neutrality: Beginning of the End of the Internet?

Net Neutrality: Beginning of the End of the Internet?

on March 31, 2015, 6:30 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  C. Mitchell Shaw The FCC voted in Feburary to begin regulating the Internet as a public utility under a plan known as Net Neutrality. Let that sink in. The federal government will regulate the Internet in the same way the agency already regulates the telephone and cable television industries — and it calls that “neutral.” Having been denied the ability to […]

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Weighing owners’ rights when property is a nuisance

Weighing owners’ rights when property is a nuisance

on March 30, 2015, 11:17 AM / in Opinion

The Jackson Sun printed an article on the possible passing of a bill moving through the gauntlet of the Tennessee state legislature. The bill, according to the paper, “would require notice be given to property owners and a hearing be held before an injunction can be issued through a public nuisance petition if the owners are not causing the nuisance […]

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Military Drill Identifying “Hostile” U.S. States Sparks Alarm

Military Drill Identifying “Hostile” U.S. States Sparks Alarm

on March 29, 2015, 7:49 AM / in National News, Opinion

A massive U.S. military drill dubbed “Jade Helm 15” lists Texas, Utah, and part of California as “hostile” or “insurgent pocket” territory. The unclassified information about this drill is causing widespread alarm nationwide, with more than a few analysts suggesting it may be some sort of exercise practicing to impose martial law on Americans fed up with an out-of-control federal […]

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